6 Very High Speed Train sets to be bought will be faster, with the lowest offer from Chinese firm CNR
The train sets currently used in the Ankara-Konya YHT line are capable of a maximum of 300 kilometers per hour and are operated at an operating speed of 250 kilometers per hour.
The new 6 Very High Speed Train sets will have a maximum speed of 350 kilometers per hour and will be operated at an operating speed of 300 kilometers per hour.
1 hour and 30 minutes travel time between the two provinces will be put into service between Ankara and Sincan, with the completion of Başkentray, it will decrease to 1 hour and 20 minutes, and 350 hours of High Speed Train sets capable of speeding 6 kilometers per hour will be reduced to 1 hour and 15 minutes.
YHT flights between Ankara and Konya started with 8 trips mutually, and in December last year, 14 trips were made to meet the increasing demand. With the two flights added later, 16 reciprocal daily flights are now made, and the number of flights will increase to 30 in the first place with the introduction of new sets.
After the Ankara-Istanbul YHT line is completed and put into service, the number of mutual flights is planned to reach 40.
New train sets to be operated in Ankara-Konya YHT line will have 480 seat capacity.
Source : I www.sondakika.co